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  • People help carry a patient out of a hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the hospital early Friday, sending emergency workers scrambling to evacuate patients and medical staff from the smoke filled building, officials said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    People help carry a patient out of a hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the hospital early Friday, sending emergency workers scrambling to evacuate patients and medical staff from the smoke filled building, officials said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • People help carry a patient out of a hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the hospital early Friday, sending emergency workers scrambling to evacuate patients and medical staff from the smoke filled building, officials said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    People help carry a patient out of a hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the hospital early Friday, sending emergency workers scrambling to evacuate patients and medical staff from the smoke filled building, officials said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Fire officials rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Fire officials rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • A relative cries after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    A relative cries after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Fire officials try to enter a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Fire officials try to enter a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • People help carry a patient out of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    People help carry a patient out of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Rescue officials climb on ladders to enter into rooms after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Rescue officials climb on ladders to enter into rooms after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Fire officials try to rescue patients trapped inside a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Fire officials try to rescue patients trapped inside a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • People rescue patients after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    People rescue patients after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • People evacuate patients after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    People evacuate patients after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • A woman cries after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    A woman cries after a fire broke out at a nursing home in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Fire officials rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Fire officials rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • People stand outside a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    People stand outside a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Fire officials rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Fire officials rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Fire officials and local people climb ladders to rescue patients trapped inside a private hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Fire officials and local people climb ladders to rescue patients trapped inside a private hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Fire officials and hospital staff rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Fire officials and hospital staff rescue a patient from the window of a nursing home after it caught fire in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through a multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • A firefighter smashes glass windows of the AMRI Hospital nursing home as he searches for survivors after a fire broke out, in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. West Bengal state minister Sirhad Hakeem said many more patients are believed to be trapped in the nursing home. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    A firefighter smashes glass windows of the AMRI Hospital nursing home as he searches for survivors after a fire broke out, in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The fire swept through the multistory nursing home in eastern India early Friday, trapping many elderly residents in the smoke filled building, an official said. West Bengal state minister Sirhad Hakeem said many more patients are believed to be trapped in the nursing home. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

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